We are pleased to share that Dr. Dana Sheridan, Cotsen’s Education and Outreach Coordinator, recently published a paper about her wonderful program: Cotsen in the Classroom. For this program, Dr. Dana brings collections education to New Jersey elementary schools. Over the past 7 years, Dr. Dana has presented collections material in an engaging hands-on environment to over 14,000 children!
Teaching the untouchable: Rare books education in elementary school classrooms, asks the question: can rare books and children mix? And emphatically answers yes!
For the original article, see the November 2014 issue of College and Research Library News (Vol. 75. No. 10): “Teaching the Untouchable.”
For Dr. Dana’s post on her own outreach blog (complete with more links to related material) see: Pop Goes the Page: Teaching the Untouchable.
Takes quite a lot of effort to document 7 years worth of educational experience